Omaha Collegiate Sports: Creighton MBB

 Led by a combined 45 points from junior guards Ty-Shon Alexander and Mitch Ballock, the Creighton men’s basketball cruised to an 92-75 win over Marquette on Wednesday, Jan. 1 to open up BIG EAST play.

Creighton moves to 12-2 on the season and 1-0 in BIG EAST play, while Marquette falls to 10-3 overall and 0-1 in conference action. It was Creighton’s 15th straight home win, but first over Marquette in Omaha since 2015.

The Bluejays will return to action on Jan. 4 as Creighton travels to Indianapolis, Ind. to face No. 11 Butler at 11:00 a.m. Central.